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Regulator looking at use of facial recognition at King's Cross site

Information commissioner says use of the technology must be ‘necessary and proportionate’The UK’s privacy regulator said it is studying the use of controversial...

Regulator looking at use of facial recognition at King's Cross site

Source: theguardian.com

People at King’s Cross site express unease about facial recognition One person reassured by the technology but most echo the complaint that ‘it’s unjustified’Members of the public have said there is no justification for the use of facial recognition technology in CCTV systems operated by a private developer at a 67-a...
00:52, 08/14/2019

ICO opens investigation into use of facial recognition in King's Cross Privacy watchdog is seeking details of how technology is used at central London siteThe UK’s privacy watchdog has opened an investigation into the use of facial recognition cameras in a busy part of central London.The information commissioner, Elizab...
22:13, 08/15/2019

London mayor writes to King’s Cross owner over facial recognition Sadiq Khan raises concerns after development admits using technology in its CCTVThe mayor of London has written to the owner of the King’s Cross development demanding to know whether the company believes its use of facial recognition software in its ...
00:52, 08/14/2019

Privacy watchdog investigating King's Cross facial recognition system The UK data and privacy watchdog has said it is launching an investigation into the use of facial recognition cameras at King's Cross in central London....
11:00, 08/16/2019

Facial Recognition Sometimes it’s nice to be recognized. Sometimes it’s not. But pretty soon almost wherever you go, it’s possible that someone will know who you are. Facial recognition technology is improving rapidly and spreading even faster. Its uses include mundane...
00:26, 05/24/2019

What is facial recognition - and how sinister is it? As a surveillance technique it’s ubiquitous, but is still a political, legal and ethical conundrumFacial recognition technology has spread prodigiously. It’s there on Facebook, tagging photos from the class reunion, your cousin’s wedding and the offi...
07:26, 07/29/2019

The FBI and ICE Are Using Your DMV Photos to Run Facial Recognition Searches Records reviewed by the Washington Post show that the FBI and ICE have been scanning through Americans’ state driver’s license photos using facial recognition technology without consent. The agencies use photos from state Department of Motor Vehicles...
03:00, 07/08/2019

Are You Ready for Facial Recognition at the Airport? Airlines and TSA are starting to scan faces to get people through security and boarding faster, leading privacy advocates to warn of unintended consequences....
13:52, 08/14/2019

| WATCH: Facial recognition: what's in a face? Supporters of the technology argue that facial recognition systems can help police fight crime and make streets safer, but rights groups have raised concerns....
19:00, 06/15/2019

The Man Behind San Francisco’s Facial Recognition Ban Is Working on More. Way More. Brian Hofer, a paralegal who drafted the ordinance, is pushing for anti-surveillance measures across California. He has already gotten more than two dozen approved....
05:39, 05/16/2019

Facial recognition… coming to a supermarket near you The technology is helping to combat crimes police no longer deal with, but its use raises concerns about civil libertiesPaul Wilks runs a Budgens supermarket in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Like most retail owners, he’d had problems with shoplifting –...
20:52, 08/04/2019

Proposal would ban use of facial recognition at apartment buildings ALBANY — New York lawmakers want to ban facial recognition technology on all rental properties, arguing it infringes on tenant privacy. New legislation would outlaw landlords from being able to “obtain, retain, access or use” the machiner...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Amazon says its facial recognition can now identify fear Amazon claimed this week its facial recognition software, Rekognition, can now detect a person's fear on top of accurately identifying other emotions....
16:13, 08/14/2019

The dangers of using automated facial recognition | Letters Green party peer Jenny Jones on the shocking lack of regulation around the technologyThe Guardian is right to oppose automated facial recognition (Editorial, 10 June), but in spite of concerns from MPs and peers, parliament has hardly discussed the i...
10:26, 06/13/2019

Facial recognition will soon be everywhere. Are we prepared? | Dylan Curran Some companies are already testing this new technology, but it raises questions about how surveillance can be abusedImagine this: you walk into work and the camera above the doors scans your face, opening them seamlessly without you lifting a finger....
17:52, 05/21/2019

Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
03:00, 05/25/2019

Oakland bans the use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring it facial recognition technology on Tuesday....
00:00, 07/18/2019

San Francisco Passes Ban on Facial-Recognition Surveillance San Francisco became the first U.S. city to pass a ban on the use of facial recognition by local agencies, adding to a broad push to regulate a technology....
02:13, 05/15/2019

At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
02:39, 05/25/2019

San Francisco Poised to Ban Facial-Recognition Surveillance San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors is expected to pass a ban on the use of facial recognition by local agencies, making it the first U.S. city to do so and adding to a broad push to regulate to the technology....
20:00, 05/14/2019

San Francisco bans city use of facial recognition San Francisco is following through on talk of banning facial recognition tech. The city's Board of Supervisors has voted 8-1 in favor of a bill, the Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance, that bans city government (including police) from using fac...
04:39, 05/15/2019

San Francisco Becomes First US City To Ban Facial-Recognition Software San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the U.S. to ban the use of facial-recognition software by city agencies and the police, dealing a swift symbolic blow to a key technology rapidly......
05:00, 05/15/2019

San Francisco leaders ban facial recognition tech San Francisco supervisors approved a ban on police using facial recognition technology, making it the first city in the U.S. with such a restriction. (May 14)        ...
17:39, 05/15/2019

Police banned from using facial recognition in San Francisco A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is considering federal legislation to limit the use of facial recognition technologies by law enforcement agencies....
11:13, 05/31/2019

Facial recognition scanners are already at some US airports. Here's what to know The next time you go to the airport, you might notice something different during the security process: A machine scanning your face.       ...
00:39, 08/17/2019

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring facial recognition technology....
19:26, 07/18/2019

Shopping Centers Explore Facial Recognition As their struggle with store closings escalates, some U.S. mall owners and retailers are stepping up their use of technology that recognizes people’s faces but stops short of identifying and recording them....
07:00, 07/03/2019

San Francisco is first US city to ban police use of facial recognition tech Supervisors vote eight to one to restrict surveillance: ‘We can have security without being a security state’San Francisco supervisors voted to make the city the first in the United States to ban police and other government agencies from using facial...
03:00, 05/15/2019

San Francisco could ban government agencies from using facial recognition technology City would be first in US to ban official use of technologySupervisor: ‘We don’t want to live in a police state’San Francisco could become the first city in the country to ban government agencies from using facial recognition technology.The “Stop Sec...
05:13, 05/08/2019

Orlando won't use Amazon's facial recognition software anymore Orlando has canceled Amazon's facial recognition pilot following a series of technical problems and other issues, according to Orlando Weekly. The city started testing the facial recognition software -- which, according to a study, shows gender ...
14:00, 07/19/2019

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," according to the Washington Post. Members of the Congressional House Oversight and Reform Committee held....
22:26, 05/22/2019

San Francisco may ban police, city agencies from using facial recognition SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco is on track to become the first US city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies, reflecting a growing backlash against a technology that’s creeping into airports, motor vehicle departments,...
19:26, 05/13/2019

Facebook facial recognition lawsuit can proceed, says US court Firm will appeal against action that could expose it to billions of dollars in potential damagesA US federal appeals court has rejected Facebook’s effort to undo a class action lawsuit alleging it illegally collected and stored biometric data for mil...
21:39, 08/09/2019

San Francisco votes to ban city use of facial recognition technology San Francisco officials on Tuesday voted 8 to 1 to ban the purchase and use of facial recognition technology by city personnel, in a move to regulate tools that local Silicon Valley companies helped develop....
00:52, 05/15/2019

Police body-cam maker Axon says no to facial recognition, for now Facial recognition is a controversial enough topic without bringing in everyday policing and the body cameras many (but not enough) officers wear these days. But Axon, which makes many of those cameras, solicited advice on the topic from and independ...
17:13, 06/28/2019

San Francisco supervisors vote to ban facial recognition software San Francisco's Board of Supervisors voted 8-1 to adopt a facial recognition software ban as part of a new surveillance technology use policy.Read More...
05:26, 05/15/2019

Facial Recognition Is ‘Psychologically Unhealthy,’ City Supervisor Says San Francisco banned the use of facial recognition software by the police and other agencies on Tuesday. The city is one of the first to block this tool....
05:39, 05/16/2019

Manchester City warned against using facial recognition on fans Campaigners say scanning faces as alternative to tickets would be intrusiveManchester City have been cautioned against the introduction of facial recognition technology, which a civil rights group says would risk “normalising a mass surveillance tool...
20:26, 08/18/2019

San Francisco may ban police, city use of facial recognition technology San Francisco may become the first U.S. city to ban police and city government use of facial recognition, part of a backlash against the technology.        ...
19:39, 05/13/2019

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated rather than banned....
10:39, 05/21/2019

Ever quietly trained facial recognition AI using its photo storage app Ever, a free photo storage app, has been using the billions of photos and videos uploaded by its users to train a facial recognition tool it plans on selling to private companies and the U.S. government. Users who rely on the app's facial recogn...
07:13, 05/10/2019

Facial Recognition System for Getting Drunk More Efficiently Is Coming Facial recognition systems have, to date, proven to be biased, unjust, flawed, and deeply powerful. They’ve been deployed as tools of surveillance, oppression, and authoritarianism. And now one is going to track your drunk ass at the bar.Read more......
01:00, 08/02/2019

Facebook may owe billions after losing facial recognition appeal A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook Inc’s effort to undo a class-action lawsuit claiming that it illegally collected and stored biometric data for millions of users without their consent....
19:39, 08/09/2019

Facial recognition in China 'spot on' - Met Police Federation Facial recognition in China is "absolutely correct" and "spot on", the head of the Metropolitan Police Federation has said, calling for it to be deployed in London "on a 24-hour basis"....
23:39, 07/05/2019

Facial Recognition Tech Is Growing Stronger, Thanks to Your Face Large databases, built with images from social networks and dating services, contain millions of pictures of people’s faces. Some are shared worldwide....
12:52, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
07:52, 05/25/2019

Police face calls to end use of facial recognition software Analysts find system often wrongly identifies people and could breach human rights lawPolice are facing calls to halt the use of facial recognition software to search for suspected criminals in public after independent analysis found matches were onl...
10:13, 07/04/2019

Police facial recognition could target 'literally anybody', senior MP says Police are deciding who to target with facial recognition using criteria so broad a senior MP says it could include "literally anybody", Sky News can reveal....
13:26, 07/26/2019

Privacy campaigners warn of UK facial recognition 'epidemic' Investigation uncovers widespread use in museums and shopping centres Privacy campaigners have warned of an “epidemic” of facial recognition use in shopping centres, museums, conference centres and other private spaces around the UK.An investigation ...
01:00, 08/17/2019

UPDATE 1-At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
02:39, 05/25/2019

Oakland bans city use of facial recognition software Oakland, Calif. is now the third US city to ban the use of facial recognition technology. The city passed an ordinance yesterday that prohibits the use of the technology on the grounds that it is often inaccurate, potentially invasive and lacks stand...
05:26, 07/18/2019

Colorado students photographed for facial recognition study DENVER (AP) — More than 1,700 people walking on a University of Colorado campus were unknowingly photographed as part of a facial recognition research project. The Denver Post reported Monday that professor Terrance Boult set up a long-range surveill...
20:39, 05/28/2019

FBI and ICE use DMV photos as 'gold mine' for facial recognition data Cities and companies might be turning away from facial recognition, but federal agents are embracing it -- whether or not the public is fully aware of what's happening. Georgetown Law researchers and the Washington Post have discovered that FBI ...
03:52, 07/08/2019

A new bill could ban facial recognition in federally-funded housing Now that facial recognition is more common, so are the laws aiming to limit its scope. San Francisco, Oakland, Calif. and Somerville, Mass. have all passed laws prohibiting city use of facial recognition. Now, a group of Congresswomen hope to pass th...
22:52, 07/23/2019

Facial recognition is coming to US schools, starting in New York The Lockport City School District in New York will start testing a facial and object recognition system called "Aegis" on June 3rd. According to BuzzFeed News, that will make it the first in the US to pilot a facial recognition surveillance system on...
16:52, 05/30/2019

Axon won’t use facial recognition tech in its police body cameras Axon, a major supplier of police body cameras and software, announced today that it will not include face-matching technology in its body cameras -- at least not yet. The decision follows a report from Axon's independent AI ethics board, which c...
07:39, 06/28/2019

On Delta, facial recognition boarding doesn't sound optional I listened as the gate agent tried to excite passengers about facial recognition boarding. He didn't mention they could opt out. This is how technology forces itself upon you....
22:00, 07/13/2019

Amazon’s facial recognition flags 1 in 5 California lawmakers as criminals In the latest test, the Rekognition software was used on photos of 120 lawmakers from California and it misidentified 26 individuals as being matches to mugshots in a criminal database....
06:13, 08/16/2019

College students secretly photographed for facial recognition study DENVER — More than 1,700 people walking on a University of Colorado campus were unknowingly photographed as part of a facial recognition research project funded by US intelligence and military agencies, a newspaper reported. Professor Terrance Boult ...
04:13, 05/30/2019

FTC to accuse Facebook of misusing phone numbers and facial recognition The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reportedly plans to issue a complaint over Facebook's handling of phone numbers and facial recognition. According to The Washington Post, the FTC plans to allege that advertisers managed to target users who pro...
22:52, 07/23/2019

Democrats rally against facial recognition technology used on U.S. citizens in airports House Democrats questioned the use of facial recognition technology in airports Friday, sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security expressing concern about the practice on U.S. citizens....
03:13, 06/15/2019

Amazon executive Werner Vogels on the ethics of facial recognition Amazon executive Werner Vogels tells the BBC's Dave Lee that the firm is can not be held responsible for how its artificial intelligence technology is used....
03:13, 06/15/2019

Colorado college students were secretly used to train facial recognition Researchers used over 1,700 photos of students and others without their permission for a facial recognition study sponsored by US military and intelligence services, according to the Colorado Springs Independent and Financial Times. While technically...
11:52, 05/28/2019

Facial recognition tech misidentified 26 California lawmakers as criminals The ACLU, which wants to ban facial recognition technology in police body cameras, says that its own tests of the technology mistakenly flagged 26 California lawmakers as criminals. More than half of those falsely identified were people of color. The...
18:39, 08/14/2019

Facebook might be fined billions after losing facial recognition lawsuit Facebook — inarguably the world’s largest facial database — has a lost a federal appeal in a class-action lawsuit that claimed it illegally collected and stored biometric data of millions of users without their consent. The lawsuit began in 2015 when...
09:13, 08/09/2019

NYPD used facial recognition and pics of Woody Harrelson to arrest a man The NYPD used photos of Woody Harrelson and facial recognition to try to find a crime suspect. Altered photos and forensic sketches have also been used.Read More...
19:26, 05/16/2019

This Chinese facial recognition start-up can identify a person in seconds Shanghai-based YITU Technology has gained wide recognition for its facial scan platform that can identify a person from a database of at least 2 billion people in a matter of seconds. The company made this year's CNBC Disruptor 50 list....
18:00, 05/16/2019

Facial recognition leads cops to alleged rapist in under 24 hours Police used controversial facial-recognition technology to track down an accused rapist fewer than 24 hours after he tried to force a woman into sex at knife-point on Friday, cops said. Civil liberties advocates have cautioned the tech could lead to ...
05:00, 08/06/2019

Fingerprints and facial recognition data exposed in major breach More than one million fingerprints and a host of usernames and passwords have been exposed on an unsecured database hosted by a security platform that lists the Metropolitan Police among its clients....
20:13, 08/14/2019

South Wales police to use facial recognition apps on phones Force testing app that lets officers run snapshot through ‘watchlist’ to identify suspectsSouth Wales police are to have a facial recognition app installed on their phones to identify suspects without having to take them to a police station.The force...
07:39, 08/08/2019

Appeals court allows Facebook facial recognition lawsuit to proceed Facebook users now have the green light to sue the company over its use of facial recognition tech. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled in the plaintiffs' favor 3-0 after Facebook tried to block a class-action lawsuit whic...
04:00, 08/09/2019

Why we should be very scared by the intrusive menace of facial recognition | John Naughton When even Microsoft starts calling for government regulation, you know the technology is a problemOn 18 July, the House of Commons select committee on science and technology published an assessment of the work of the biometrics commissioner and the f...
03:00, 07/29/2019

Group calls for boycott of airlines that use facial recognition software A digital rights group on Wednesday called on passengers to fly only with airlines that don't use facial recognition technology in an effort to end what it calls an "unethical" practice....
05:13, 06/06/2019

UK police's facial recognition system has an 81 percent error rate Facial recognition technology is mistakenly targeting four out of five innocent people as wanted suspects, according to findings from the University of Essex. The report -- which was commissioned by Scotland Yard -- found that the technology used by....
03:39, 07/05/2019

81% of 'suspects' flagged by police facial recognition innocent - report Four out of five people identified by the Metropolitan Police's facial recognition technology as possible suspects are innocent, according to an independent report....
12:39, 07/04/2019

The Guardian view on facial recognition: a danger to democracy | Editorial We don’t want our faces stored in vast databases, whether these are public or privateThe pressure group Liberty has denounced automatic facial recognition as “arsenic in the water supply of democracy”. It has the potential to abolish privacy in publi...
15:52, 06/10/2019

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
01:39, 05/23/2019

Nuns are leading the charge to pressure Amazon on facial recognition At the annual shareholders’ meeting, investors will vote on a proposal to ban the company from selling the technology to government agencies, unless the board grants an exception....
21:52, 05/22/2019

Federal court: Facebook's facial recognition violates privacy Facebook's facial recognition data, used to identify friends tagged in photos, violates the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday....
16:13, 08/09/2019

Facial recognition tech is arsenic in the water of democracy, says Liberty Human rights group calls on England and Wales to ban police use of AFR in public spacesAutomated facial recognition poses one of the greatest threats to individual freedom and should be banned from use in public spaces, according to the director of t...
20:52, 06/07/2019

Microsoft discreetly wiped its massive facial recognition database Microsoft has been vocal about its desire to properly regulate facial recognition technology. The company's president, Brad Smith, appealed directly to Congress last year to take steps to manage the tech, which he says has "broad societal ramifi...
15:26, 06/06/2019

New York tenants fight as landlords embrace facial recognition cameras More than 130 residents at a Brooklyn apartment complex oppose plan to use the cameras, whose use, experts say, is quietly expanding in cities Tenants in a New York City apartment complex are fighting their landlord’s effort to install a facial recog...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Facial recognition is now rampant. The implications for our freedom are chilling | Stephanie Hare This new technology is being secretly used on streets and in shopping centres across Britain, making potential suspects of us allLast week, all of us who live in the UK, and all who visit us, discovered that our faces were being scanned secretly by p...
11:52, 08/18/2019

Facial recognition tech: watchdog calls for code to regulate police use Barrister for information commissioner tells court formal legal framework is requiredThe information commissioner has expressed concern over the lack of a formal legal framework for the use of facial recognition cameras by the police.A barrister for ...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Amazon Shareholders Reject Facial Recognition, Climate Change Proposals Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders at an annual meeting in Seattle voted against proposals related to two major social issues: climate change and facial recognition technology....
09:52, 05/23/2019

New York school district launching nation’s first facial recognition program A western New York school district will become the first in the country to launch a facial recognition system that it says will keep kids safe in the wake of mass shootings across the country. The Lockport City School District is set to launch the fi...
02:00, 05/31/2019

SF facial recognition ban could leave wrong impression. Millions are even paying to be scanned CLEAR is signing up members for its biometric security technology, which includes facial recognition, at a faster clip than ever before. It now has 3 million customers and its eye on e-cigarette sales and online gaming....
00:13, 05/16/2019

San Francisco was right to ban facial recognition. Surveillance is a real danger | Veena Dubal Civil rights advocates are right to be leery of the technology, given the US’s history of political and racial surveillanceSan Francisco’s recent municipal ordinance banning the use of facial recognition technology by city and county agencies has rec...
14:00, 05/30/2019

FBI facial recognition accuracy and policy still fall short, GAO tells Congress The FBI's facial recognition system was called to task today by the GAO and Congress. The TSA was also critiqued for its airport pilot program.Read More...
23:26, 06/04/2019

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Benefits should be great enough to outweigh any public distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they can prove it will not introduce gender or racial bias to operations, an ethics panel has said.A repor...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
23:00, 05/22/2019

As summer camps turn on facial recognition, parents demand: More smiles, please Debate may be raging about government uses of facial-recognition technology, but the technology already is an accepted part of Americans’ everyday lives. Now hundreds of summer camps across the United States have tethered their rustic lakefronts to f...
03:39, 08/09/2019

Office worker launches UK's first police facial recognition legal action Ed Bridges, from Cardiff, says ‘intrusive’ technology is used on thousands of peopleAn office worker who believes his image was captured by facial recognition cameras when he popped out for a sandwich in his lunch break has launched a groundbreaking ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Melbourne students are guinea pigs for NEC's facial recognition fraud tech NEC's NeoFace facial recognition software will be used by Melbourne-based Cambridge Boxhill Language Assessments in a bid to ensure those sitting tests are those enrolled....
06:00, 05/20/2019

Amazon will continue selling facial recognition tech to government agencies Amazon shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed. Some 2.4% of v...
20:52, 05/27/2019

Perth council's facial recognition trial accused of 'blanket surveillance' Residents ‘in disbelief’ over installation of facial recognition technology in Australian cameras Perth City council is pressing ahead with a trial of facial recognition technology to be installed in cameras across East Perth, despite concerns from p...
01:13, 06/12/2019

‘It's techno-racism’: Detroit is quietly using facial recognition to make arrests Critics in the majority-black city point out that the technology is flawed and often misidentifies people of color and womenFor the last two years, Detroit police have been quietly utilizing controversial and unreliable facial recognition technology ...
02:39, 08/18/2019

Report slams police for using "garbage" data with facial recognition tools From artist sketches to pictures of celebrity look-alikes, US police have submitted questionable images to facial recognition systems to track down suspects, a Georgetown Law report notes....
04:39, 05/17/2019

Amazon says its facial recognition tech can identify fear in people's faces Amazon says its contentious facial recognition technology can now detect fear in people's faces. That makes it the eighth emotion it can identify along with happiness, sadness, anger, surprise, disgust, calmness and confusion. In addition, Amazo...
18:39, 08/14/2019

Blasting facial-recognition technology, lawmakers urge regulation before it ‘gets out of control’ A hearing on Wednesday suggested that opposition to facial recognition technology could be the rare issue progressives and conversatives in Congress. Several members voiced worries about the technology being used here as it is currently is in China, ...
21:52, 05/22/2019

Facial recognition tech prevents crime, police tell UK privacy case South Wales force defends use of technology after office worker claims rights breachFacial recognition cameras prevent crime, protect the public and do not breach the privacy of innocent people whose images are captured, a police force has argued.Ed ...
21:52, 05/22/2019

New tool helps travelers avoid airlines that use facial recognition technology Companies such as JetBlue began utilizing the technology after Trump issued an executive order pushing for its use in US airportsA new tool launched by privacy activists offers to help travelers avoid increasingly invasive facial recognition technolo...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Facebook loses facial-recognition privacy appeal and could pay billions in fines Facebook lost a federal appeal on Thursday in a lawsuit over facial-recognition data. That could lead to the company paying massive fines over its privacy practices....
11:13, 08/09/2019

Axon body-camera supplier will not use facial recognition in its products — for now Axon, which provides body cameras to law enforcement departments across the country, will not use facial recognition software in their products.       ...
22:13, 07/01/2019

San Francisco moves closer to banning facial-recognition surveillance technology San Francisco's government won't be allowed to use facial-recognition surveillance under a new ordinance, becoming the first city in the nation to ban the technology....
07:52, 05/15/2019

NSW suggests facial recognition could replace Opal cards in 'not too distant future' Labor says transport minister’s speech ‘curious’ and plan would carry major privacy risksFacial recognition could be used to replace swipe cards on public transport, the New South Wales government has suggested, but the opposition and digital rights ...
09:39, 07/11/2019

Police are using Amazon’s facial recognition technology. Privacy experts are worried. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office in Oregon is using Amazon Rekognition to help track down criminal suspects. Is it a breakthrough in policing or a dangerous precedent against privacy?...
02:39, 05/01/2019

AI Weekly: Detroit’s facial recognition battle is about the ends justifying the means The Detroit Police Department hopes to convince Rep. Rashida Tlaib that in its use of facial recognition software, the ends justify the means.Read More...
06:26, 08/24/2019

Axon body camera supplier will not use facial recognition in its products — for now Axon, which provides body cameras to law enforcement departments across the country, will not use facial recognition software in their products.       ...
14:26, 07/01/2019

California's Senate may ban facial recognition tech in police body cameras The state of California's legislature is considering a new bill that would ban the use of facial recognition technology in police body cameras, according to CNBC. The proposal, which has already passed the state Assembly and now awaits a vote fr...
21:13, 05/21/2019

San Francisco becomes 1st major US city to outlaw police use of facial recognition technology San Francisco is to become the first U.S. city to outlaw a rapidly developing technology that has alarmed privacy and civil-liberties advocates, as the liberal city’s supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police a...
05:00, 05/15/2019

Inconvenience store: Tacoma shop’s facial recognition AI is a racist nightmare A convenience store in Tacoma has installed a facial recognition security system to deny customers entry unless they’re approved by an AI. This news has likely been well-received by the city’s discrimination attorneys. State-of-the-art facial recogni...
11:13, 07/02/2019

Report: FTC to Accuse Facebook of Using 2FA Numbers for Ads, Hiding Facial Recognition Settings The Federal Trade Commission recently attracted scorn from congressional Democrats for fining world-spanning social network Facebook just $5 billion rather than tens of billions after the company failed to abide by the terms of a 2011 settlement with...
09:00, 07/24/2019

AI Weekly: Facial recognition policy makers debate temporary moratorium vs. permanent ban While some say facial recognition software can be made to work for everyone, others say it's a "uniquely dangerous and oppressive technology."Read More...
00:39, 05/18/2019

California could become first to limit facial recognition technology; police aren't happy Police want to use facial recognition software as a tool, but some California lawmakers say such technology represents a threat to privacy.        ...
21:00, 06/16/2019

Amazon Shareholders Fail to Limit Company's Sale of Facial Recognition Software Long-simmering concerns over Amazon’s facial recognition software came to a head today during the company’s annual shareholder meeting, where activist investors put forward several agenda items that would increase oversight of the software and limit ...
20:52, 05/22/2019

Amazon will serve any government agency with facial recognition technology, so long as it’s legal The head of Amazon’s cloud computing division said the company will work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft.Read More...
14:00, 06/11/2019

California could become first to limit facial recognition technology, police aren't happy Police want to use facial recognition software as a tool, but some California lawmakers say such technology represents a threat to privacy.       ...
18:00, 06/16/2019

Amazon investors reject call to limit facial recognition system sales Amazon shareholders have voted against a proposal to limit the company from selling its facial recognition technology to law enforcement and government agencies. The proposal, which highlighted concerns over the Rekognition system related to "civil a...
22:26, 05/22/2019

Photo storage service Ever developed facial recognition tools using photos uploaded to its app What began in 2013 as another cloud storage app has pivoted toward a far more lucrative business known as Ever AI — without telling the app's millions of users, NBC News reports....
09:39, 05/10/2019

Facebook loses facial recognition appeal, must face privacy class action A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook Inc's effort to undo a class action lawsuit claiming that it illegally collected and stored biometric data for millions of users without their consent....
00:52, 08/09/2019

Tlaib tussles with Detroit police on Twitter over 'bulls--t' facial recognition software Responding to presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders coming out against police use of facial recognition software, Rep. Rashida Tlaib likewise called for the Detroit Police Department not to use the cutting-edge technology....
10:00, 08/21/2019

Facebook loses facial recognition technology appeal, must face class action A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook Inc's effort to undo a class action lawsuit claiming that it illegally collected and stored biometric data for millions of users without their consent....
20:26, 08/08/2019

Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and law enforcement.        ...
01:39, 05/23/2019

Facebook deceived users about the way it used phone numbers, facial recognition, FTC to allege in complaint The FTC will allege Facebook was not clear that advertisers could target users who submitted their numbers as part of a security feature and will contend that Facebook gave some people inadequate information about ways to opt out of some facial recog...
07:26, 07/24/2019

Moment police fine pedestrian after he covered face from facial recognition camera Footage has shown the moment police fined a pedestrian £90 for disorderly behaviour after he tried to cover his face from a facial recognition camera in London....
17:13, 05/16/2019

AI Weekly: Proposed ban on facial recognition in public housing points to regulation appetite Facial recognition made headlines again this week after three Congressional lawmakers introduced legislation that would bar it from public housing.Read More...
06:26, 07/27/2019

Amazon’s facial recognition system flags dozens of California lawmakers as criminals Facial recognition technology has come a long way in recent years, and today many smartphone users rely on face unlock features to keep their devices secure. Amazon’s facial scanning software, called Rekognition, won’t unlock your phone, ...
11:00, 08/15/2019

Documents Reveal How ICE Agents Exploit DMV Photos for Shady Facial Recognition Searches Facial recognition is a powerful surveillance tool, one that is deeply unregulated, unjustly biased, and dangerously abused. And yet, over the last few years, agents from the FBI and ICE have conducted thousands of facial recognition searches on imme...
20:26, 07/08/2019

New York school district's facial recognition system sparks privacy fears Plan for cameras to track students in Lockport’s schools called ‘unprecedented invasion of privacy’ and ‘colossal waste of money’A school district in western New York is launching a first-of-its-kind facial recognition system, generating new privacy ...
08:00, 05/31/2019

Chrome will let you block cross-site tracking The rumors were true -- Google plans to let you block cross-site tracking in Chrome. The search firm has unveiled efforts to improve its cookie controls by distinguishing between single- and multi-site cookies, giving you the option to delete tracke...
05:26, 05/08/2019

Public school district in New York starts using facial recognition to stop mass shootings Lockport City School District began testing the Aegis system on Monday. It's an early warning system to inform staff of threats like guns on campus.        ...
21:00, 05/30/2019

Orlando ends Amazon's controversial facial recognition pilot program after technical glitches Orlando's pilot of Amazon's facial recognition program is coming to an end after being plagued by technical issues, bandwidth problems and criticism of the controversial face-scanning technology....
20:52, 07/19/2019

Orlando cancels Amazon's controversial facial recognition pilot program after technical glitches Orlando's pilot of Amazon's facial recognition program is coming to an end after being plagued by technical issues, bandwidth problems and criticism of the controversial face-scanning technology....
20:00, 07/19/2019

Digital Rights Group Calls for a 'Complete' Federal Ban on Government Use of Facial Recognition Tech Against a backdrop of U.S. government agencies abusing unproven and potentially unjust facial recognition technology, a digital rights group on Tuesday called for a “complete” federal ban on the government’s use of this technology.Read more......
14:26, 07/09/2019

FBI, ICE find state driver’s license photos are a gold mine for facial-recognition searches The state DMV databases form the bedrock of an unprecedented surveillance infrastructure, allowing federal investigative and immigration agents to scan hundreds of millions of Americans’ faces without their knowledge or consent....
00:00, 07/08/2019

Facial recognition software used by Scotland Yard wrong in four out of five cases, damning report warns Four out of five people identified as suspects by controversial facial recognition technology used at Scotland Yard were innocent, a damning new report has found....
07:52, 07/04/2019

State driver’s license databases prove valuable for FBI, ICE for facial-recognition searches: report Federal authorities have had access to millions of Americans’ photos without their consent or approval from Congress by tapping into state driver’s license databases and have turned into an “unprecedented surveillance infrastructure” that some critic...
14:26, 07/08/2019

Citing Fears of Worsening Racial Bias, San Francisco Votes to Ban Police Use of Facial Recognition Technology No other city in the U.S. is as closely associated with technological advancements than San Francisco, which, for the most part, has embraced both tech companies and their services in civic life. But on Tuesday, San Francisco passed an ordinance that...
09:26, 05/17/2019

Whodunit? As Feds Scan DMV Records Using Facial Recognition Software and More Cities Use the Technology, Racial Bias Could Be a Problem When you go to your local DMV office and stand in front of the camera to take as decent a photo as possible, you probably aren’t thinking about the possibility that said photo will come up in a facial-recognition search used by government agencies. I...
23:00, 07/09/2019

Google promises to block cross-site cookies and fingerprinting in Chrome, announces ads transparency extension Chrome will soon protect users from cross-site cookies and fingerprinting. Google also plans to launch an open source ads transparency browser extension.Read More...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Dems, Republicans slam ‘unregulated’ facial recognition technology: ‘Time for a time out’ In a rare show of Capitol Hill bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans on the House Oversight Committee voiced concern over the increasing use of unregulated facial recognition technology in law enforcement....
22:52, 06/04/2019

San Francisco becomes first US city to ban use of 'Big Brother' facial recognition software San Francisco has become the first US city to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments after labelling it "Big Brother technology."...
01:52, 05/16/2019

If facial recognition is good enough for Taylor Swift, is it good enough for you? Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
13:13, 05/21/2019

Agent: Kings' Barnes to become unrestricted FA Harrison Barnes will forgo the final year of his $94 million contract with the Kings and enter a marketplace that includes 10 teams with over $20 million in salary-cap space this summer....
22:39, 06/18/2019

‘First Kings’ Myths From Around the World: How Do They Compare? Monarchs have always played a very important role in how their subjects form their cultural identity.  ...
04:00, 07/14/2019

| Kings land "Greek God" Catrakilis from Harlequins Demetri Catrakilis, is making a return to the Southern Kings where he will be one of the standout signings for the side ahead of the new season starting in September....
16:13, 06/12/2019

LA Kings buy out remainder of contract for D Dion Phaneuf EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings have bought out the final two years of defenseman Dion Phaneuf’s contract. The Kings made the move Saturday. The 34-year-old veteran spent 93 games with the Kings, who acquired him in February 201...
22:26, 06/15/2019

| Peter de Villiers in final 4 race for Kings job EP Rugby General Manager Thando Manana has confirmed ex-Springbok coach Peter de Villiers has been shortlisted by the Southern Kings for the vacant head coach role....
19:39, 07/14/2019

Ex-Sacramento Kings executive gets 7 years for fraud SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a former top Sacramento Kings executive to seven years in prison for wire fraud and aggravated identity theft. Jeffrey David is the team’s former chief revenue officer. In December he pleaded g...
03:52, 06/25/2019

Al Horford won’t be lured by Kings’ ‘massive’ offer The Sacramento Kings want to give Al Horford a big payday, but he apparently will be seeking one elsewhere. Horford will likely sign with a different team once NBA free agency commences, according to The Athletic. The Sacramento Bee reported that the...
23:52, 06/30/2019

Kings' Fox leaves Team USA prior to Australia trip Kings guard De'Aaron Fox, a strong candidate to make the final Team USA roster for the FIBA World Cup, has withdrawn from consideration, leaving just 13 players battling for 12 spots....
01:52, 08/18/2019

Purported members of Milwaukee Kings gang charged Chicago's U.S. attorney's office says four members of the city's Milwaukee Kings street gang have been charged with committing murder in aid of racketeering....
15:00, 05/15/2019

Women to play Shakespeare's kings in new Globe productions As the debate surrounding casting and who should get to play which characters continues, at the Globe in London they’re casting women as Shakespeare’s kings....
02:13, 06/04/2019

Brilliant Liverpool are kings of Europe once again – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Gregg Bakowski and Lars Sivertsen discuss Liverpool’s Champions League win, next steps for those involved, England women’s misstep in their final friendly before the World Cup and water pistolsJoin the conversation on ...
16:00, 06/03/2019

NBA, Kings close Walton sexual assault case Investigators for the Sacramento Kings and NBA determined that, based on available evidence, there was "not a sufficient basis to support" the sexual assault allegations made against Kings head coach Luke Walton....
00:26, 08/24/2019

Sacramento Kings Use Their Free Time To Get Everyone To Argue About The Order Of Operations Today the Sacramento Kings and De’Aaron Fox invited everyone into their shared mind palace when they asked what the answer to this seemingly simple math equation. The result was chaos, and it nearly broke the Deadspin staff, although to be fair, basi...
22:26, 05/08/2019

Chinese Lion Kings: Winged Lions, Foo Dogs and Gaimei The King of the Beasts triumphs in Chinese mythology, albeit in many shapes and forms. Chinese artists combined different creatures’ attributes to create a composite beast, which they called pixiu (pi-hsieh).  The term is commonly used to refer to an...
20:13, 06/01/2019

Joe Dumars joins Kings as adviser to general manager Divac SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hall of Famer Joe Dumars is back in the NBA, hired as a special adviser to Sacramento Kings general manager Vlade Divac. The Kings announced the hiring Friday of Dumars, the former president of basketball operations for the ...
04:13, 06/22/2019

The secrets of boxing's knockout kings: what makes a perfect power puncher The mysterious nature of power remains one of the most elusive and least understood phenomena in all of sportsDeontay Wilder’s chiseled ebony frame is aglow with sweat as he methodically circles the perimeter inside the cramped ring at Gleason’s, lan...
18:39, 05/18/2019

Kyrie Irving Commits to Brooklyn, Cementing Nets as Kings of New York The mercurial point guard will sign with the Nets, as will superstar Kevin Durant, making the franchise a force to be reckoned with in the Eastern Conference....
02:52, 07/01/2019

Kings coach Luke Walton says sex assault claim lacks facts Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton says sexual assault allegations against him are not backed up by facts and are designed to attract media attention.       ...
21:39, 07/08/2019

After 'Honour of Kings' failure abroad, Tencent retools overseas strategy When Tencent Holdings Ltd made its first big foray overseas with an adaptation of its blockbuster mobile game "Honour of Kings" in the summer of 2017, executives thought they had a sure-fire success on their hands....
02:00, 05/28/2019

Harrison Barnes to decline $25.1 million player option with Sacramento Kings: report Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes will reportedly decline his $25.1 million player option and become an unrestricted free agent once the period begins at the end of the month....
01:00, 06/20/2019

NBA investigation clears Kings coach Luke Walton of sexual assault allegations Sacramento Kings say accuser Kelli Tennant, who sued coach Luke Walton, declined to be interviewed and her story was not corroborated.       ...
09:39, 08/24/2019

'We are the kings’: Brazil fans celebrate winning Copa América without Neymar – video Fans have been celebrating Brazil's ninth Copa América title after the host nation beat Peru 3-1 in the final at the Maracanã Stadium.Following the victory, Seleção supporters insisted it was important to prove they could win a trophy without Neymar,...
20:39, 07/08/2019

Former Kings Executive Sentenced To Seven Years In Prison For Repurposing $13.4 Million Of Sponsorship Loot Former Sacramento Kings and Miami Heat chief revenue officer Jeffrey David was sentenced to seven years in prison Monday for embezzling $13.4 million from two Kings sponsors in an arena naming rights scheme he executed in 2015. David pleaded guilty t...
05:52, 06/25/2019

SuperData: League of Legends, Fortnite, and Honor of Kings rule June game rankings SuperData Research reported that League of Legends was No. 1 on PC in June revenues, with Fortnite ruling console and Honor of Kings on mobile.Read More...
00:13, 07/24/2019

In praise of short men: will the rise of 'short kings' spell the fall of toxic masculinity? Today is Short King appreciation day – a day to celebrate the short men in our lives. The main message? Having a low center of gravity needn’t correlate with having low self-esteemLast summer, 24-year-old comedian Jaboukie Young-White coined a new ni...
08:13, 06/21/2019

Seven Kings Mosque: Masked man shot a 'blank-firing handgun', early investigations suggest Police today suggested a "blank-firing handgun" was fired outside the Seven Kings Mosque in east London on Thursday night, as the main entrance to the building remained closed....
21:00, 05/10/2019

Seven Kings Mosque: terrified worshippers 'thought of New Zealand attacks' as gunshot rang out during prayers in east London Worshippers have told of their horror after a "masked" gunman entered an east London mosque during Ramadan prayers before discharging a firearm outside....
09:52, 05/10/2019

|NEPIRockcastlenotguiltyoffalsereporting-regulator The property investment and development group has been cleared by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority of false reporting in its 2017 financial statements....
10:00, 05/07/2019

|TobaccoplayersallowedtoweighinonBAT-Twispmergerapproval-regulator Players in the tobacco industry are allowed to intervene in the merger between British American Tobacco and vaping brand Twisp, the Competition Tribunal has said....
17:52, 05/22/2019

Lauren London, Beyoncé and more honor Nipsey Hussle on his birthday: 'True kings don't die' Lauren London is paying tribute to her "other half," boyfriend Nipsey Hussle, on what would have been his 34th birthday.        ...
15:00, 08/16/2019

Big tech warned by top regulator: We will break you up if we have to Federal Trade Commission chairman Joe Simons told Bloomberg he's willing to break up the major US tech firms if necessary, the first sign that US regulators might take drastic action against Silicon Valley. "It's not ideal because it's very messy. Bu...
13:00, 08/14/2019

U.S. regulator cites new flaw on grounded Boeing 737 MAX The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has identified a new risk that Boeing Co must address on its 737 MAX before the grounded jet can return to service, the agency said on Wednesday....
01:39, 06/27/2019

California regulator threatens ban on gasoline engines California's threat -- which would be a first in the U.S. -- marks an escalation in the clash between Washington and Sacramento that would increase uncertainty for carmakers in the nation’s biggest auto market....
00:52, 05/17/2019

Redmi 7A May Have Just Been Spotted on Chinese Regulator's Website A new Xiaomi smartphone featuring Redmi branding has popped up in Chinese regulator TENAA's database with model numbers - M1903C3EE and M1903C3EC. It is believed to be the Redmi 7A....
16:26, 05/17/2019

EPA's top auto regulator to head climate office Chris Grundler, the head of the EPA's transportation office who oversaw the rollout of some of the agency's most important rules, including greenhouse gas standards for light-duty vehicles, as well as probes of Volkswagen Group and Fiat Chrysler dies...
01:13, 06/07/2019

U.K. Regulator on Why It Is Pursuing Record Fines Against BA, Marriott Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said her office considered cybersecurity gaps, among other factors, in proposing that Marriott and British Airways’ parent company pay the biggest fines to date under Europe’s data-privacy laws....
16:13, 07/10/2019

China Probes Former Securities Regulator for Corruption China’s anticorruption agencies are investigating a former top securities regulator for allegedly violating the law and flouting Communist Party regulations....
20:00, 05/19/2019

In Canada, a little-known drug regulator shows its teeth A tiny, little-known government agency is ramping up regulation of Canada's pharmaceutical industry, seeking to rein in prices for patented drugs that are among the highest in the world, according to industry sources and a Reuters analysis of governm...
10:52, 05/08/2019

Russian regulator says could open new case against Google: RIA Russia's state communications regulator on Friday said it was not satisfied with Google's content filtering system and that it could open a new case against the company, RIA news agency reported....
20:52, 06/07/2019

Australia regulator: Vodafone-TPG merger would cut competition Australia's competition regulator on Wednesday said it opposed the proposed merger between TPG Telecom Ltd and Vodafone Group's Australian unit because it would reduce competition, particularly in mobile services....
16:26, 05/08/2019

Behind Boeing 737 Max Crisis: Lax Regulator, Top-Down Company Culture Even before the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes claimed 346 lives, Boeing flight tests had revealed problems similar to those encountered by pilots on the ill-fated 737 MAX flights....
12:26, 08/04/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. bank regulator will vet next Wells Fargo CEO A top U.S. bank regulator said on Wednesday it will vet Wells Fargo & Co's pick for its next chief executive, a development that could complicate the scandal-hit lender's efforts to find a permanent replacement for CEO Tim Sloan....
21:52, 05/15/2019

| US aviation regulator says Boeing hasn't submitted 737 MAX fix The US's aviation regulator has still not received Boeing's proposed fix for its 737 MAX aircraft, which have been grounded globally following two deadly crashes, the agency's chief said....
06:52, 05/23/2019

Seven Kings Mosque: 'Masked' gunman chased out of London mosque before firing weapon during Ramadan prayers Armed police swooped on an east London mosque after a "masked" gunman entered the building during Ramadan prayers before shooting his weapon outside....
06:13, 05/10/2019

Possible causes of facial pain Common causes of facial pain include headaches and injuries. However, facial pain can also result from dental problems, infections, and nerve disorders. People who experience severe, recurring, or persistent facial pain should see a doctor. Learn mor...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Irish regulator opens third privacy probe into Apple Apple's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), has opened a third privacy investigation into the iPhone maker over the last few weeks, a spokesman for the DPC said on Tuesday....
20:13, 07/02/2019

APNewsBreak: Horse racing regulator ousted over comments One of the five commissioners responsible for overseeing New Mexico's horse racing industry has been ousted over comments she made regarding changes in the way horses are tested for certain medications       ...
03:39, 07/20/2019

Wynn Resorts Will Not Appeal Massachusetts Regulator's Ruling Wynn Resorts said it would not appeal a decision from Massachusetts regulators after a review of how the company handled sexual-misconduct allegations against its founder and former chief executive, Steve Wynn....
05:00, 05/29/2019

Australian regulator to get unit specializing in tech companies Australia's antitrust watchdog will be strengthened with a special branch to oversee the market power of U.S. technology giants Facebook and Google under sweeping regulatory reforms proposed by the government on Friday....
08:00, 07/26/2019

WhatsApp informs Irish regulator of 'serious security vulnerability' Facebook's WhatsApp has informed its lead regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), of a serious security vulnerability on its platform, the DPC said on Tuesday....
12:14, 05/14/2019

Regulator Scrutinizes Trades Before Anadarko Deal Announcement Traders used insider information to turn a profit of about $2.5 million related to the sale of Anadarko Petroleum Corp., according to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday....
01:52, 04/30/2019

New York Regulator to Investigate Exposure of Mortgage Documents The agency is using its authority under a new cybersecurity regulation to investigate a mistake by a title insurer that revealed a trove of sensitive data....
23:26, 05/29/2019

Brazil's antitrust regulator wants competition in Sao Paulo airport Brazil's antitrust regulator wants new rules for allocating airplane landing and departure rights, known as slots, in Sao Paulo's crowded domestic airport, saying they are too concentrated among two main airlines....
21:52, 06/24/2019

Elections regulator criticised for 'withholding' Brexit papers The Electoral Commission has been accused of withholding documents from the Metropolitan Police about the conduct the Leave campaign during the 2016 referendum, prompting an extraordinary spat between the two organisations....
21:00, 07/03/2019

Telecom Regulator Unlikely To Review 5G Spectrum Prices: Report The sector is under financial stress and operators find the prices are too high to bid and are globally uncompetitive as in the 5G spectrum auction in South Korea....
00:26, 06/29/2019

Regulator to Oppose TPG, Vodafone Hutchison Australia Merger One of the biggest recent deals in Australia faces collapse after the country’s antitrust regulator said it would block the combination of TPG Telecom and Vodafone Hutchison Australia....
11:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. Bank Regulator Pitches Low-Income Lending Rule Changes A Trump-appointed bank regulator is touring the country trying to sell his plans to modify lower-income lending requirements and overcome resistance from other regulators, banks and community advocates....
19:00, 08/19/2019

Ralph Nader: The FAA is a consulting firm for airlines not a regulator The Federal Aviation Administration is hosting dozens of regulators in Dallas today to discuss its work with the Boeing 737 Max, which was grounded in the U.S. March 13 after two fatal crashes. Consumer advocate Ralph Nader, whose great niece was kil...
16:52, 05/23/2019

Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for the purpose of advertising....
00:13, 05/23/2019

California regulator considers penalty against PG&E in 2017 wildfires California utilities regulator has opened a case to evaluate and consider penalties against power and gas utility PG&E Corp for its involvement in the fierce wildfires that killed 46 people in Northern California's wine country in 2017....
07:13, 06/28/2019

UK regulator investigates role of Facebook, Google in ad market Britain's competition regulator has launched an investigation into the power wielded by Facebook and Google in digital advertising markets, including the ownership of data....
17:26, 07/03/2019

The Roots of Boeing’s 737 Max Crisis: A Regulator Relaxes Its Oversight A Times investigation found that the F.A.A. regulatory process, which gave Boeing significant oversight authority, compromised the safety of the plane....
21:13, 07/27/2019

United extends ban on Boeing 737 Max after regulator finds new problem American and Southwest airlines have also cancelled flights until September as planemaker scrambles to find a fixUnited Airlines has become the latest carrier to extend its ban on using the Boeing 737 Max after the US aviation regulator said it had i...
10:52, 06/27/2019

Regulator to Press Congress to Act on Mortgage-Finance Revamp Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, plans to submit proposals to Congress as early as this week to return Fannie and Freddie from government control to the private market....
13:52, 06/12/2019

We Regret to Inform You the UK's Ad Regulator Has Deemed Anyone With 30,000 Followers a Celebrity The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), the UK’s independent industry self-regulation group, has officially determined the lower boundary for who counts as an internet “celebrity”: It’s anyone with over 30,000 followers on social media.Read more....
05:13, 07/04/2019

Nuclear regulator permits restarting of reactor 4 at Hunterston B EDF Energy is expected to restart reactor a year after it was shut down over safety concernsBritain’s nuclear watchdog has agreed to allow one of the country’s oldest nuclear reactors to restart, one year after it was shut down to investigate cracks ...
19:13, 08/20/2019

We Tried 50 Facial Sunscreens to Find the Best City-friendly sun block that’s light and untacky has become an entire skin care category, but the selection is daunting. Here are the most palatable for every type of skin....
20:52, 07/18/2019

Mexican regulator approves construction of Pemex oil refinery, with conditions Mexico's oil industry environmental regulator said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
05:52, 08/13/2019

U.S. regulator opposes Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday said in a court filing that mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc should not be allowed to put a sweeping antitrust ruling against it on hold as it pursues an appeal....
02:39, 06/12/2019

Australian regulator moves to prescribe stricter terms for executive pay Australia's prudential regulator said it intends to prescribe stricter terms on executive pay policies of the country's large banks, retirement funds and insurers as it seeks to enhance......
21:13, 07/23/2019

Government Wants Fair Trade Regulator To Review Big Four Auditors: Report The Big Four do auditing work for almost 60 per cent of the top 500 companies that trade on the National Stock Exchange (NSE), according to corporate data tracker NSE Infobase....
11:26, 07/22/2019

UK regulator wants crypto-derivatives ban to protect ‘ill-suited’ retail investors The UK‘s Financial Conduct Authority has proposed a ban on cryptocurrency-related investment products to protect retail investors. In an announcement released earlier today, the FCA said that cryptocurrency-based derivatives and exchange traded notes...
19:00, 07/03/2019

Indonesia's oil and gas regulator urges quick resolution for Chevron's IDD project Indonesia's oil and gas regulator SKK Migas said the authorities want to speed up talks with Chevron Corp over the Indonesia Deepwater Development (IDD) gas project to meet the onstream target of 2024....
13:52, 07/31/2019

Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio The lead regulator of Facebook Inc in the European Union is seeking information on how the company handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Commission said on Wednesday....
12:39, 08/15/2019

Mexican oil regulator cancels Oct auctions to pick Pemex partners Mexico's oil regulator announced on Thursday the cancellation of auctions set for October to pick joint-venture partners for national oil company Pemex in seven onshore areas....
05:26, 06/14/2019

Facebook to pay $5bn fine as regulator files Cambridge Analytica complaint Penalty by US government reflects scale of breach, first reported by the ObserverFacebook will pay a record-breaking $5bn penalty in the US for “deceiving” users about their ability to keep personal information private, after a year-long investigatio...
16:52, 07/24/2019

Samsung Sued by Australian Regulator Over Misleading Water Resistance Ads Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it is suing the local unit of South Korea's Samsung, alleging it misled consumers by promoting its Galaxy smartphones as water-resistant....
09:13, 07/04/2019

Canadian drug price regulator may be flexible on rare diseases Canada's patented drug price regulator, set to gain new powers next year, may be "more forgiving" in setting price caps for drugs that treat rare diseases, the agency's executive director told Reuters, as some advocates warned the country's pricing r...
01:39, 08/14/2019

U.S. FTC chief says regulator is prepared to break up big tech firms: Bloomberg The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology companies if necessary by undoing past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said in an interview with Bloomberg published on Tuesday, as the regulator probes anti-competitive practice...
01:13, 08/14/2019

U.S. regulator bars airlines from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
05:52, 06/21/2019

Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.5 million) for colluding to rig the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
11:52, 06/06/2019

UK regulator to hit British Airways with record fine over 2018 hack The UK's data privacy authority has announced it intends to levy its largest ever fine against airline British Airways (BA). The airline will have to pay £183.39 million ($230 million) to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) fo...
15:39, 07/08/2019

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans -FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans for a digital currency, the Financial Times reported on Sunday https://www.ft.com/content/3b2084fe-83...
00:52, 06/03/2019

UK Competition Regulator Puts Brake on Amazon's Deliveroo Investment Britain's competition regulator has stepped in to pause Amazon's investment in online food delivery group Deliveroo while it considers launching a full investigation....
01:13, 07/06/2019

Ford takes regulator for a spin in bid to save connected cars Ford and other carmakers such as BMW and Toyota don’t want to lose the rights they gained in 1999 from the FCC for a system designed to link cars, roadside beacons and traffic lights into a seamless wireless communication web....
22:52, 06/18/2019

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans: FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans for a digital currency, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
22:52, 06/02/2019

U.S. government report on housing finance reform is 'essentially done' -regulator The Trump administration's report on overhauling the country's housing market is "essentially done" and could be released in late August or September, the head of the U.S. housing finance regulator told Reuters in an interview Wednesday....
00:00, 07/18/2019

UK competition regulator puts brake on Amazon's Deliveroo deal Britain's competition regulator has stepped in to pause Amazon's deal with online food delivery group Deliveroo while it considers launching a full investigation....
19:26, 07/05/2019

China securities regulator says trade war impact on markets is controllable The Sino-U.S. trade war is affecting capital markets but the impact is controllable, China's chief securities regulator said on Sunday in an interview with state-run China Central Television....
15:52, 06/02/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail: UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's financial watchdog said on Tuesday, in another sign that the planned project will face deep scrutiny....
20:13, 07/02/2019

UK regulator blocks Sainsbury's $9.4 billion takeover of Walmart's ASDA Britain's competition regulator on Thursday blocked Sainsbury's proposed 7.3 billion pound ($9.4 billion) takeover of Walmart-owned Asda - a huge blow to the supermarket groups who wanted to combine to overtake market leader Tesco....
08:52, 04/29/2019

Irish regulator nears end of first privacy probe, ruling to take months Ireland's data privacy regulator is close to concluding its first probe into a multinational company under the EU's new privacy laws, likely to involve Facebook's WhatsApp subsidiary, although a formal decision could take months....
05:26, 08/17/2019

UK regulator blocks Sainsbury's merger with Walmart-owned Asda Britain's competition regulator has blocked Sainsbury's proposed 7.3 billion pound ($9.4 billion) takeover of Walmart owned Asda — a huge blow to the supermarket groups who wanted to combine to overtake market leader Tesco....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Ireland reappoints regulator overseeing tech giants for another term Ireland has reappointed the head of its powerful Data Protection Commission, which regulates the European operations of global tech giants like Facebook and Google, for a second five-year term....
14:00, 05/28/2019

MEG Energy complains to Canada regulator over proposed Enbridge pipeline changes Oil sands producer MEG Energy has written to Canada's energy regulator to oppose pipeline company Enbridge Inc's plan to introduce long-term fixed volume contracts on its Mainline system....
20:13, 08/19/2019

Danish regulator prepares report for police on Danske overcharging Denmark's financial watchdog has prepared a draft report to send to Danish police over Danske Bank's overcharging of customers, a scandal that led to the dismissal of the bank's former interim chief executive....
16:52, 08/21/2019

New York financial regulator approves Bakkt trust license Bakkt Trust Co LLC has been granted a license to operate as a limited liability trust company, the New York State Department of Financial Services said on Friday....
05:26, 08/17/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. regulator votes to propose new guidelines on shareholder advisers The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday issued new guidance that aims to clarify how investors and advisory firms that cast ballots on their behalf should vote in corporate elections on issues like pay and diversity....
19:39, 08/21/2019

Brazil securities regulator ramps up Vale dam disaster probe Brazil's securities regulator CVM said on Monday it has opened up an additional investigation into whether executives of iron ore miner Vale SA breached their fiduciary duties in relation to a January dam collapse which killed nearly 250 people....
12:39, 08/20/2019

Alberta Energy Regulator restricts fracking near Brazeau dam following earthquake The Alberta Energy Regulator is moving to restrict oilfield fracking activity near the Brazeau Reservoir in east central Alberta as a precaution following a 4.3 magnitude earthquake south of the area in March....
10:39, 05/28/2019

U.S. regulator sees approval of Boeing 737 MAX to fly as soon as late June: sources The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects to approve Boeing Co's 737 MAX jet to return to service as soon as late June, representatives of the U.S. air regulator informed members of the United Nations' aviation agency in a private briefing on...
07:52, 05/24/2019

German banking regulator warns mergers are not 'miracle weapons' German banks should not look at mergers as a miracle that will fix their problems, the president of the German banking regulator told CNBC Wednesday....
15:13, 05/08/2019

Don't Cross the Line All over the world, drivers for Uber, Lyft, and Juno—some of the biggest rideshare companies—are going on strike today. That means that for today, at least, you should not use those services....
15:52, 05/08/2019

Volkswagen T-Cross VW's new compact crossover retains its classy, substantial feel on UK roads, even in mid-range, lower-powered form It’s absolutely no reflection on its expectations of the customer base, as I’m sure it would be at pains to point out, but Volkswagen ...
02:52, 07/24/2019

Buyers Await Aviation Regulator's Scrutiny Of Jet's Flying License: Report Recently, London-based AdiGroup partnered with Jet Airways Employee Consortium partnered to bid for 75 per cent stake of Jet under the insolvency resolution process...
16:52, 06/30/2019

U.S. mine regulator says no rush on silica limits, despite black lung worries The head of the U.S. federal agency in charge of mine safety said on Thursday he has no plans to fast-track new limits for coal miner exposure to silica dust because he believes exposure rates are already falling....
23:26, 06/20/2019

Transat warns of ‘abusive’ bid by Group Mach, files complaint with regulator Transat A.T. Inc. is warning shareholders against an "abusive, coercive, misleading'' move by Montreal real estate developer Group Mach to block the tour operator's sale to Air Canada....
00:13, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. markets regulator votes to propose new guidelines on shareholder advisers The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday voted to publish new guidance that aims to clarify how investors and advisory firms that vote on their behalf should cast their votes in corporate elections on issues like pay and diversity....
18:52, 08/21/2019

New York state regulator leads probe into payroll advance industry The payroll advance industry is under investigation by New York's financial regulator and other states over whether its companies are charging usurious interest rates and engaging in potential violations of payday lending laws, the regulator said on ...
16:26, 08/07/2019

Regulator says complaints against doctor calling for stricter gun laws are politically motivated Dr. Najma Ahmed, who treated victims of a fatal mass shooting in Toronto last summer, received a letter from the complaints committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario that said it wouldn't be taking any further action over the mat...
00:39, 05/16/2019

Former head of Australia's Sirtex pleads guilty to insider trading - regulator The former head of Australian liver-cancer treatment firm Sirtex Medical Ltd has pleaded guilty to insider trading, Australia's corporate regulator said on Wednesday....
05:39, 07/03/2019

China's top banking regulator: Any yuan bears will suffer 'heavy losses' China's banking and insurance regulator on Saturday said it did not expect a persistent decline in the yuan and warned speculative short sellers they would suffer "heavy losses" if they bet against the currency....
06:26, 05/25/2019

Hong Kong regulator bans former Goldman banker Leissner for life Hong Kong's financial regulator has banned former Goldman Sachs banker Tim Leissner from re-entering the industry for life for his crimes linked to the multi-billion-dollar scandal at the Malaysian state investment fund 1MDB....
11:26, 07/03/2019

US state regulator slaps ‘fraudulent’ ICOs with cease and desist orders A US state regulator is cracking down on two New Jersey-based initial coin offerings (ICO) offering “fraudulent unregistered securities.” The Bureau of Securities issued emergency cease and desist orders as part of “Operation Cryptosweep” – an intern...
14:00, 08/08/2019

Qantas seeks backing from pilots, regulator for record-long routes Qantas Airways, which hopes to buy planes this year for record-breaking 21-hour flights between Sydney and London, has two hurdles left to overcome: getting pilots and Australia's aviation regulator to agree to unprecedented duty times....
09:39, 05/01/2019

New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals: sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people fa...
01:00, 05/24/2019

European pilots urge EU regulator to conduct independent review of Boeing 737 Max European pilots are urging the EU's aviation regulator to conduct an independent and thorough review of the Boeing 737 Max before it flies again. The planes have been grounded since mid-March following two fatal crashes....
18:26, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.5 million) for colluding to rig the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
11:39, 06/06/2019

Regulator Finds Uber Eats's Stiffing of Restaurants Hard to Stomach Uber Technologies will no longer be able to charge restaurants in Australia for delivery mishaps outside their control, after the practice was deemed unfair in a rebuke for tech giants seeking to keep delivery costs low in a rapidly growing sector....
16:00, 07/17/2019

Elizabeth Warren slams top bank regulator over Wells Fargo mess A top US bank regulator said Wednesday he will help vet Wells Fargo’s next chief executive — even as he got ridiculed by US Sen. Elizabeth Warren for his past oversight of the beleaguered bank. Sen. Warren (D-Mass.) slammed Comptroller of the Currenc...
23:26, 05/15/2019

Health regulator takes step towards lifting vaginal mesh implant ban Surgical mesh implants could be used again in England if certain conditions are met. But campaigners have expressed concerns about the new guidelines...
14:53, 04/28/2019

New York financial regulator sets up new division to police cryptocurrency businesses The New York State Department of Financial Services has announced the launch of a new division which will absorb the regulator’s current department that oversees cryptocurrency businesses in the state. In a statement released yesterday, financial ser...
10:52, 07/24/2019

Swedish regulator delays Swedbank money-laundering probe report The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) will publish the conclusions of its probe into alleged money laundering in the Baltics by the beginning of next year, it said on Friday, pushing back the deadline by several months....
12:52, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Chairman of U.S. telecoms regulator backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc has won the support of the chairman of the U.S. telecommunications regulator but will require a series of changes to their proposed $26 billion merger, including selling Sprint's Boost Mobile cell service....
16:52, 05/20/2019

UK regulator tells Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday told Facebook and eBay to go through their websites and crack down on the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
17:52, 06/21/2019

U.S. regulator pauses review of Enbridge, Oiltanking crude export project U.S. regulators this week temporarily suspended their review of pipeline operator Enbridge Inc's proposed crude export facility off the U.S. Gulf Coast, a government filing showed....
19:13, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil securities regulator ramps up Vale dam disaster probe Brazil's securities regulator CVM said on Monday it has opened up an additional investigation into whether executives of iron ore miner Vale SA breached their fiduciary duties in relation to a January dam collapse which killed nearly 250 people....
07:00, 08/20/2019

Airlines avoid parts of Iran-controlled airspace after U.S. regulator's order Some global airlines are re-routing flights to avoid Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, they said on Friday, after the U.S. aviation regulator barred its carriers from the area until further notice....
11:13, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 6-U.S. regulator bars airlines from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
10:00, 06/21/2019

Not so fast: Trump's Alaska drilling study slammed by U.S. wildlife regulator The Trump administration failed to adequately consider oil spills, climate change and the welfare of polar bears in its expedited study of proposed drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, according to comments published by the U.S. Fish...
14:50, 04/28/2019

California Gov. Gavin Newsom orders dismissal of state's top oil regulator Action comes after Desert Sun report on jump in fracking permits and release of records by watchdog groups showing officials invested in oil companies        ...
08:13, 07/12/2019

Brazil's Petrobras strikes deal with regulator to sell natgas assets -TV Brazilian state-owned oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has reached an agreement with anti-trust regulator Cade to sell off a series of natural gas transportation and distribution assets, the GloboNews TV channel reported on Monday....
22:52, 07/08/2019

Probe By Regulator Finds Monsanto Abused Dominant Position: Report Fair trade regulator CCI in 2016 ordered the unit to carry out the probe after the agriculture ministry and some local seed companies complained that Monsanto was charging unreasonably high royalty......
19:26, 05/22/2019

How to shave and groom male facial hair Always shave in or after a shower, using cream or oil – and don’t be tempted to get laser hair-removal on your faceWhen you shave, preparation is key. That means having a really hot face cloth and soaking the area, or shaving in or just after a showe...
18:52, 05/12/2019

Red Cross struggles to contain ebola in DRC One of the biggest challenges faced in controlling the spread of Ebola from DRC to Uganda is the porous nature of the border between the two nations.        ...
16:52, 07/18/2019

I'm Not Really Sure Why This Guy Walked Through A Car To Cross The Street But, Well, He Did I’ll admit, I don’t know the full story here, but there’s a decent possibility that everything we need to know the story is right here. This happened on a street somewhere in Russia, and involved a crosswalk, a pedestrian, and an early 2000s Lexus RX...
09:00, 08/15/2019

Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with knowledge of the process said....
05:39, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals -sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people fa...
05:39, 05/24/2019

Australian regulator slaps stricter conditions on AMP's pension funds, shares fall Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said it had imposed stricter licensing conditions on AMP Ltd's pension fund units following concerns regarding its compliance with superannuation laws, sending......
04:13, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
05:52, 08/13/2019

Climate Change Poses Major Risks to Financial Markets, Regulator Warns The regulator, who sits on a powerful government panel that oversees major financial markets, likened global warming risks to the 2008 mortgage crisis....
02:39, 06/12/2019

U.S. commodities regulator sees market risk from climate change, urges action A top U.S. commodities regulator said on Wednesday climate change poses a major market risk and urged federal government action to address it, putting him at odds with the Trump administration which has often dismissed the issue....
23:26, 06/12/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 4-UK competition regulator puts brake on Amazon's Deliveroo deal Britain's competition regulator has stepped in to pause Amazon's deal with online food delivery group Deliveroo while it considers launching a full investigation....
00:13, 07/06/2019

Report: Cryptocurrency businesses must register with Czech regulator or face $560K fine Cryptocurrency companies operating in the Czech Republic will reportedly be subject to greater control by the government, a local newspaper says. According to Hospodářské Noviny, the country’s adoption of the European Union‘s (EU) 5th Anti-Money Laun...
19:13, 08/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Australia's antitrust regulator raises concerns over Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it was examining whether a proposed takeover of Ruralco Holdings Ltd could reduce wholesale competition and lead to discrimination against some independent retail stores....
07:00, 06/13/2019

Australian regulator flags concerns over Saputo's Tasmanian cheese business buyout Australia's competition watchdog on Thursday raised concerns about Canadian dairy firm Saputo Inc's acquisition of the Australian cheese business of Japan's Kirin Holdings....
04:52, 08/08/2019

Regulator approves overhaul of ‘Volcker Rule,’ which restricts risky bank moves A US banking regulator announced Tuesday he had approved a final rule simplifying the “Volcker Rule,” which restricts risky profit-seeking trades by banks. Joseph Otting, the comptroller of the currency, said in a statement he approved the rule, whic...
02:52, 08/21/2019

Israel regulator warns of medical cannabis bubble, eyes Australia pact Medical cannabis could become an investment bubble in Israel, the country's market regulator warned, as cash floods into a rapidly-expanding industry where few companies yet make money....
23:39, 05/14/2019

Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel on Thursday approved a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access to broadband in Latin America's largest economy....
10:00, 06/14/2019

U.S. markets regulator seeks public comment on expanding private offerings framework The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday invited the public to comment on whether it should expand its private offering framework, a move to consider boosting the number of investors in private companies, the agency said....
21:26, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulator pauses review of Enbridge, Oiltanking crude export project U.S. regulators this week temporarily suspended their review of pipeline operator Enbridge Inc's proposed crude export facility off the U.S. Gulf Coast, a government filing showed....
12:00, 06/29/2019

U.S. regulator accuses head of defunct British bitcoin company of $147 million fraud A U.S. commodities regulator has filed a lawsuit accusing a defunct British cryptocurrency company and its former principal of fraudulently misappropriating at least 22,858,322 bitcoin worth $147 million from more than 1,000 customers....
20:39, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Petrobras strikes deal with regulator to sell natgas assets Brazilian state-owned oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has reached an agreement with anti-trust regulator Cade to sell off a series of natural gas transportation and distribution assets, the company said in an exchange filing on Monday....
22:52, 07/08/2019

Adobe trained AI to detect facial manipulation in Photoshop A team of Adobe and UC Berkeley researchers trained AI to detect facial manipulation in images edited with Adobe Photoshop. The researchers hope the tool will help restore trust in digital media at a time when deepfakes and fake faces are more common...
07:39, 06/15/2019

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purchased their own systems....
13:13, 05/17/2019

Volkswagen T-Cross gets a new 1.6 TDI diesel engine News 10 Jun, 2019 The Volkswagen T-Cross compact SUV is now available with a 1.6-litre four-cylinder diesel engine, priced from £21,240...
13:13, 06/10/2019

Just How Big Is Bag End? Let These Middle-earth Cross Sections Lay It Out Bag End, the home of both Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, is where The Lord of the Rings Saga begins and ends. It’s there the dwarves come to meet about traveling to the Lonely Mountain and where Samwise Gamgee settled after the Baggins leave Middle-earth. ...
05:52, 07/26/2019

On The Road With Tanya Gold: The VW T-Cross "Ah, it is pretty, this tall Polo, now called a T-Cross, which doesn’t drag, or bounce forward to 20mph in first gear like my current car, a VW Fox, which no one has heard of, and which my mother bought me for £900 from her hairdresser..."...
02:26, 07/28/2019

Kia plots sporty Rio-based SUV to take on VW T-Cross Rio-based sporty SUV would sit alongside the next-gen Stonic Supermini-sized crossover planned to sit alongside existing Stonic as firm ramps up SUV range expansion Kia is considering adding a second supermini-sized crossover, possibly badged Xrio...
06:39, 08/16/2019

Volkswagen T-Cross 1.0 TSI 95 2019 UK review New compact crossover retains its classy, substantial feel on UK roads, even in mid-range, lower-powered form It’s absolutely no reflection on its expectations of the customer base, as I’m sure it would be at pains to point out, but Volkswagen has ...
18:13, 05/01/2019

Red Cross to begin aid to Venezuela by mid-April The president of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Juan Guaidó, has claimed victory after the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies announced Friday it would have unhindered access to bring aid into the struggling country....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Ford transmissions under federal review by NHTSA: Regulator assessing faulty Focus, Fiesta Congressional leaders urged the review after a Detroit Free Press investigation found Ford sold the vehicles knowing their transmissions were faulty.       ...
14:39, 07/24/2019

Pushing the limits: Qantas seeks backing from pilots, regulator for record-long routes Qantas Airways Ltd, which hopes to buy planes this year for record-breaking 21-hour flights between Sydney and London has two hurdles left to overcome: getting pilots and Australia's aviation regulator to agree to unprecedented duty times....
05:39, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Australian regulator flags concerns over Saputo's Tasmanian cheese business buyout Australia's competition watchdog on Thursday raised concerns about Canadian dairy firm Saputo Inc's acquisition of the Australian specialty cheese business of Japan's Kirin Holdings....
04:52, 08/08/2019

Taiwan to vote on formal recognition of same-sex marriage TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwanese legislators are scheduled to decide Friday on legalizing same-sex marriage, marking a potential first in Asia. Lawmakers pressured over the past two years by LGBT groups as well as church organizations opposed to same-sex m...
14:26, 05/16/2019

We Don't Need to 'Pause' Police Use of Face Recognition—We Need to Ban It Forever Facial recognition experts called to testify before a congressional hearing on Wednesday found themselves in broad agreement: Citing a litany of abuses, each pressed federal lawmakers to respond to the widespread, unregulated use of the technology by...
23:52, 05/22/2019

Volkswagen Ameo Cup Receives National Recognition The Federation of Motorsport Clubs of India (FMSCI) has recognised the Volkswagen Ameo Cup as a National Championship. Newly christened as the Ameo Class in the National Championship, the series will......
16:13, 06/11/2019

San Francisco Becomes First U.S. City to Ban Face Recognition Surveillance San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in America to ban the use of facial recognition technology by police and other government agencies.Read more......
00:26, 05/15/2019

After Bengal's "Rosogolla", Odisha's "Rasagola" Gets Recognition Odisha has been awarded the Geographical Indication (GI) tag for its sweet "Rasagola" today, a year after the state applied for it. Odisha had applied for the tag after it lost the bitter battle to......
23:00, 07/29/2019

UK's controversial use of face recognition to be challenged in court The first legal battle of the UK's use of face recognition technology begins today, the police today it helps them find suspects but critics say it is unlawful...
12:26, 05/21/2019

Australia Will Hold Referendum on Indigenous Recognition Some Indigenous leaders said they were glad that the government had finally promised to hold a referendum after years of false starts, but they were wary of the governing party’s lack of details....
14:39, 07/10/2019

Rohingya tell Myanmar they refuse to return without recognition Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh refuse to return to Myanmar unless they are recognized as an ethnic group in their home country, leaders told visiting Myanmar officials on Sunday as fresh repatriation talks started....
19:52, 07/28/2019

Kate Middleton's Many Facial Expressions Are the True Winners of Wimbledon While there were several champions at Wimbledon this weekend, Kate MIddleton's candid facial expressions have emerged the ultimate winners. The Duchess of Cambridge was spotted......
19:52, 07/15/2019

Spa of the week: We put The Ned's acne-busting fire and ice LED facial to the test The Ned Club Spa is one seriously stylish escape from the city. But, Rosie Fitzmaurice discovers there's more to this spa than its sparkling serene pool and plush furnishings...
21:52, 06/06/2019

In Polarized Venezuela, Red Cross Grapples With Aid Distribution The first airlift of a large-scale relief campaign landed. Now relief workers must deliver aid in a divided, violent country where basic infrastructure is crumbling....
15:39, 04/28/2019

Dick Wolf wants to do the first cross-network crossover, even though it's definitely been done before You’ve heard of crossover episodes, where a character from one show pops up on another show, but have you heard of a cross-network crossover, where a character from a show on a totally different network pops up on another show? You probably have, but...
22:00, 06/16/2019

What Do You Get When You Cross Mark Morris With Samuel Beckett? The choreographer, whose playfulness is serious, will stage three pieces by Beckett, who wears his seriousness lightly, at a festival in Northern Ireland....
00:39, 07/06/2019

Red Cross chief: Geneva Conventions are not being respected The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross says 70 years after the Geneva Conventions were adopted to limit the barbarity of war, the terrible suffering in conflicts today shows they are not being respected...
02:52, 08/14/2019

Traffic lights of the future know when you want to cross the street We wouldn't blame you for feeling that pedestrian crossing buttons are frustrating at best, and useless at worst. You might not always have a free hand, and they're so slow and clueless that it can be tempting to defy the red light. Austria...
02:26, 05/28/2019

Hyundai Venue Bookings Cross 20,000 Mark The Hyundai Venue traces its roots to the Carlino concept showcased at the Auto Expo in 2016. The production-spec version finds its design language inspired from the newer Hyundai models with the......
05:52, 05/29/2019

Clean Energy Regulator, WA Mines Department, and Vet Surgeons Board trying to access metadata: Comms Alliance The Communications Alliance has listed 27 other agencies that have tried to access metadata following the introduction of Australia's data retention regime....
10:39, 07/17/2019

Exclusive: Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks - sources Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with knowledge of the process said....
02:39, 06/12/2019

San Francisco to vote on banning face recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco supervisors will vote on surveillance oversight legislation Tuesday that includes a ban on the use of facial recognition technology by police and other city departments. If approved by the full board, San Francisco would...
09:00, 05/14/2019

New York Proposal Would Ban Face Recognition Surveillance By Landlords In the same week that San Francisco voted to become the first city in the United States to ban government use of face recognition surveillance, two New York State legislators introduced a bill to ban the use of facial recognition surveillance by resi...
04:39, 05/16/2019

San Francisco bans police use of face recognition technology San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming the first U.S. city to outlaw a rapidly developing technology that has alarmed privacy and civil liberties advocates....
07:39, 05/15/2019

‘Social media recognition’ is overcrowding Everest, climber says A “drive for social media recognition” is what’s causing the treacherous overcrowding conditions on Mount Everest this year, an expert climber says. “It’s recognition instead of significance,” explained Adrian Hayes, a British...
03:39, 05/28/2019

You Won't Believe All the Stupid Ways Cops Are Using Face Recognition Tech There’s plenty of evidence indicating that facial recognition tech is far from serving as a fair and accurate identification tool but because the sector is mostly lawless, this technology is easily weaponized. And according to a new report, in the ha...
23:26, 05/16/2019

Face Recognition Surveillance Banned by Second American City One day after the biggest police body camera manufacturer in America banned the use of face recognition technology, Somerville, Massachusetts became the second city in the United States to ban the tech after San Francisco broke new ground with a ban ...
22:13, 06/28/2019

How to Disable Facebook's Automatic Face Recognition Setting (If You Can) For all its posturing that privacy is a major concern, Facebook sure does keep undermining itself. The latest gaffe: Some users are reporting that the automatic facial recognition setting is conspicuously absent from their Facebook settings. This fea...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Apple HomePod now has voice recognition for multiple users Starting soon, Apple HomePod will be able to pick up on who's speaking and give them personalized recommendations and notifications for Apple Music, Messages, Notes, Reminders and more, all part of Apple HomePod's new multi-user feature.The...
22:13, 06/03/2019

‘The city has changed beyond all recognition': Derelict London – in pictures Paul Talling photographs the land of long-forgotten tube stations, burnt-out mansions and gently decaying factoriesDerelict London, all new edition, is published by Penguin Random House Continue reading......
16:13, 07/17/2019

Oakland Becomes Third U.S. City to Ban Government Use of Face Recognition Tech On Tuesday, the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of facial recognition technology by the city, including its police force. It’s the third ban of the tech by a U.S. city since May.Read more......
23:39, 07/17/2019

This major airline is expanding its face recognition technology While we all love technology, I’m not sure we thought we’d see the day where airports are scanning our faces to verify our identities. B        ...
15:13, 04/30/2019

Spa of the week: the UK's first camel milk facial at New York Laser Clinic With three times the amount of vitamin C than in cow's milk, camel milk promises to leave your skin plumper and brighter. Laura Hampson puts it to the test...
16:00, 08/20/2019

New Mexico AG issues health warning after 'vampire facial' clients contract HIV at spa “I am highly concerned that these procedures are not being regulated at the State and Federal level and am announcing a criminal investigation into this incident,” said New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas....
21:00, 06/07/2019

2 clients at New Mexico spa offering 'vampire facial' diagnosed with HIV, others urged to get tested Two clients at a New Mexico spa that offered “vampire facials” were diagnosed with HIV after receiving treatments, prompting health officials to urge more former patients of the now-shuttered business to get tested for the virus....
17:52, 04/30/2019

Light Therapy Golden Facial Treatment Device – I’d rather accept ageing I don the mask, with its many wires and 150 coloured LEDs, and it does give my skin a glow. It could just be sweat, thoughLook at the hellish picture above these words. It looks as if someone has made a baby drink plutonium. It’s not nice, is it? You...
12:26, 06/04/2019

Calls for hero pilot's facial hair to be made 'national moustache' The facial hair of an Indian pilot captured by Pakistani forces who was later returned should be declared a "national moustache", a political leader has said....
02:39, 06/26/2019

Germany to return Stone Cross artifact to Namibia A Berlin museum is set to announce plans to return the Stone Cross, a key cultural artifact, to Namibia. The cross, placed on Namibia's coast by Portuguese explorers in 1486, is a symbol of the country's colonial past....
10:39, 05/17/2019

Cross-sports push at World Cup for gender pay equality PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams joined retired soccer star Julie Foudy and ice hockey player Hilary Knight in the Eiffel Tower to highlight the push for pay equality for women athletes. The trio gathered Saturday night for a forum sponsored by LUNA bar a...
23:26, 06/15/2019

David Cross can’t muster an original way to confront Trump in Oh, Come On Over the opening credits of David Cross’ new stand-up special, Oh, Come On, the comic can be heard saying, “You gotta do it. It really makes them—it really bothers them.” That’s David Cross the stand-up encapsulated in a bit of pre-show banter. (As h...
20:13, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Trump ‘was proud’ to cross into North Korea President Donald Trump says he “was proud” to step over the demarcation line between North and South Korea, becoming the first U.S. president to enter North Korea....
10:00, 06/30/2019

New Land Rover Defender tests with Red Cross in Dubai Set to be unveiled fully at the Frankfurt motor show, we've got all you need to know on the reborn 4x4 icon here Land Rover is readying the 2020 Defender for its hotly anticipated unveiling at September's Frankfurt motor show, and has entered a new ...
18:13, 08/05/2019

Supreme Court will take 2nd look at cross-border shooting case The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether the parents of a Mexican teenager who was shot dead by a border agent from across the border can sue the officer for damages....
06:00, 05/29/2019

Germany to return ancient stone cross to Namibia Germany's culture minister says the country is returning to Namibia a centuries-old stone cross, even though it was originally of European origin, as a gesture of reconciliation....
17:39, 05/17/2019

U.S., Australia reach C-17A plane cross-servicing agreement A cross-servicing agreement for C-17A Globemaster transport planes was announced on Friday between the U.S. Air Force and the Royal Australian Air Force....
23:39, 06/21/2019

French inventor is first to cross English Channel using a hoverboard It took a second try, but Franky Zapata has become the first to cross the English Channel using a hoverboard. The French inventor used his jet-powered Flyboard Air to travel the 22 miles from France to England in 22 minutes, briefly landing on a boat...
06:13, 08/05/2019

Britain's cross-party Brexit talks due to end soon: BBC's Watt Brexit talks between Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party will soon draw to a close after the ruling party gave up on finding a compromise to break the Brexit impasse, a BBC reporter said on Thursday....
00:52, 05/17/2019

Don’t Cross the Kobolds: Mischievous Spirits of European Folklore In ancient folklore, the kobold is a small, pointy-eared, goblin-like creature with a short-temper and a mischievous spirit. While generally described as well-intentioned, angering a kobold is said to be a dangerous mistake. They are described as spi...
20:52, 06/02/2019

2019 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross Facelift Launched In India The 2019 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross has been launched in India with prices starting at Rs. 15.51 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai). Even with the facelift's added features, the prices stay the same as before....
19:13, 06/20/2019

Father and daughter drown in Rio Grande trying to cross border Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his daughter, Valeria, 23-months, drown in the Rio Grande River while trying to cross the border to get into the United States.        ...
05:39, 06/26/2019

New Skoda Superb Scout Cross-Estate Unveiled The new Skoda Superb Scout is different from the Skoda Combi Estate which was sold in Europe. It looks rugged equipped with matte black body claddings and also gets larger 18-inch alloy wheels while......
11:26, 05/25/2019

Asylum seekers anxiously cross into U.S. as new policy kicks in Fear over new U.S. curbs on almost all asylum seekers spread this week among migrants at its southern border, but some on waiting lists in Mexican cities found the gates to the United States stayed open, despite a much higher bar to stay....
08:00, 07/18/2019

Father, daughter who died trying to cross into the US are buried in El Salvador The Salvadoran father and daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande trying to cross into the United States were buried Monday in a private service, a day after El Salvador's president took the blame for their deaths....
02:26, 07/02/2019

His cross to bear: carpenter creates memorial for yet another shooting Volunteers on Monday planted crosses, each representing a fatality in Saturday's mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, at a shrine to the victims that included "El Paso strong" signs, flowers, candles, bible verses and U.S. and Mexican ...
01:52, 08/06/2019

Land swap may allow pipeline to cross Appalachian Trail ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A land swap with the federal government could allow a developer to install a natural gas pipeline that crosses the Appalachian Trail. The Roanoke Times reports details of the deal were disclosed Monday in a U.S. Securities and Exc...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Cross Section: Giles Yeo – Science Weekly podcast Why do some of us pile on the pounds, while others seem to get away with it? Hannah Devlin speaks to Dr Giles Yeo about some of the latest findings from the field of obesity research – from the role of our genes and how heritable our weight is, to ho...
09:26, 07/05/2019

macOS 10.15’s Music app is basically iTunes, and won’t be cross platform The news that macOS 10.15, which is due later this year, will come with a standalone Music app was good news for anyone who doesn’t like iTunes. However, it appears that the Music app will be heavily based off the iTunes code.This means that t...
19:26, 05/10/2019

Pizza Quest: A Cross-Country Guide to the Best Pies America has regional pizza styles all its own, and each one has a fascinating story to tell. This summer, get out there and taste them for yourself. Here’s your road map....
00:52, 07/26/2019

12-meter ship aims to be first to cross Atlantic without a crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-meter-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
19:39, 05/21/2019

2019 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross Facelift Launched In Jaipur Following its official launch announcement in June this year, the 2019 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross facelift has now gone on sale in Jaipur. The premium pick-up SUV was launched at the inauguration of Isuzu......
14:26, 07/23/2019

The Lion King Set to Cross Rs. 100 Crores at the Box Office in India The Lion King looks set to cross Rs. 100 crores in India at the box office by the end of Friday, as it closed the first week of its release with a total gross of Rs. 97.12 crores (about $14 million),......
17:13, 07/26/2019

Newlywed dies in Alaska after attempting to cross river A newlywed woman has died after being swept away by a river in Alaska as the couple made their way to a site known as the "Magic Bus" in the film, Into the Wild....
22:52, 07/27/2019

12-Metre Ship Aims To Be First To Cross Atlantic Without A Crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-metre-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
21:00, 05/21/2019

Temperature In Delhi To Soon Cross 46 Degrees: Weather Forecast The maximum temperature in Delhi is expected to cross 46 degrees Celsius soon, private forecaster Skymet said on Wednesday, while predicting the heat wave conditions to continue for up to 12 days in......
20:26, 05/29/2019

Germany returning Stone Cross artifact to Namibia A Berlin museum said it is returning the Stone Cross of Cape Cross, a key cultural artifact, to Namibia. The cross, placed on Namibia's coast by Portuguese explorers in 1486, is a symbol of the country's colonial past....
22:52, 05/17/2019

Inventor to cross English Channel on jet-powered hoverboard The former French military reservist known as the “flying soldier” will attempt to cross the English Channel this week on a jet-powered hoverboard. Franky Zapata, who wowed crowds in France with a demonstration of his flyboard at the coun...
02:00, 07/23/2019

Red Cross says peace elusive as UN council heads to Colombia The International Committee of the Red Cross says conflicts are ongoing and the humanitarian situation in Colombia has worsened as the U.N. Security Council heads to the South American nation to assess progress toward peace...
22:26, 07/11/2019

Man fatally struck while trying to cross Major Deegan expressway A man was killed while when he was hit by two cars while trying to cross the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx, police said Friday. The man, who has not been identified, was on the west side of the busy roadway trying to cross to the east side aro...
00:13, 06/29/2019

CDC: Backyard poultry-related salmonella cases cross 200 Since May, 227 additional people have reported contracting salmonella from pet chickens, pulling the up the total number of cases to 279, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
21:52, 06/14/2019

Renault Kwid Sales Cross The 3 Lakh Mark Renaut India has achieved a new milestone with its best-seller - the Kwid - crossing the three lakh sales mark. The entry-level hatchback was first launched in 2015 and was game-changing offering from......
11:26, 06/11/2019

Red Cross installing free smoke alarms in Nogales Courtesy: American Red Cross The Red Cross of Southern Arizona will install free smoke alarms in Nogales, on Saturday. The Red Cross is teaming up with the Nogales Fire District, Nogales CERT Team and volunteers for the project. It’s part of the Amer...
04:39, 05/04/2019

This IBM Code Pattern makes it easy to create your own object recognition AI IBM developer Nicholas Bourdakos recently created a new Code Pattern that lets just about anyone develop and train an AI model to recognize objects using computer vision. Bourdakos’ Code Pattern, called “Create a real-time object detection app using ...
00:39, 06/26/2019

San Francisco bans police and city use of face recognition technology San Francisco on Tuesday became the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments.        ...
16:52, 05/15/2019

The future of voice recognition: meet your AI-controlled 'digital twin' This is a re-published article that we've picked as one of our favorites of the last year from our suite of TechRadar Originals.Speech is a much more natural way of interacting with devices than poking at buttons and screens, and its popularity ...
14:52, 05/12/2019

Google improves speech recognition for Contact Center tools A series of new and improved features for Google's contact center AI should make it easier for developers to build high-quality voice bots and generate more accurate transcriptions....
02:00, 07/24/2019

On-device speech recognition may make smart assistants more appealing Google unveiled the next-generation Google Assistant at I/O 2019, featuring an on-device speech recognition model-bypassing the need to upload voice samples to cloud systems....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Pastor condemns Catholic school’s recognition of LGBT unions WASHINGTON (AP) — A Catholic girls school in Washington, D.C., says it’s getting overwhelmingly positive responses to its decision to include same-sex union announcements in its alumnae magazine. But the pastor of a nearby Catholic parish calls...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Amazon's Face Recognition Tech Once Again Pegs Politicians as Criminals Facial recognition systems are still far from accurate, and yet government agencies continue to push for its deployment. To illustrate the existing flaws of the tech, the ACLU conducted another test of Amazon’s Rekognition software, which inaccuratel...
01:13, 08/14/2019

Alice Roberts: government should step up humanist wedding recognition TV scientist wants government to speed up process of changing the law in England and WalesThe government is dragging its feet on legal recognition of humanist weddings despite growing demand for such ceremonies, the television scientist Alice Roberts...
22:13, 06/16/2019

Apple files patent for mixed reality headset that can track your facial expressions Apple has filed a new patent for a mixed reality headset that could feature an array of sensors to track the eyes, gestures and even facial expressions of its users. Titled “Display System Having Sensors,” the patent filing — first reported by Variet...
13:00, 07/23/2019

Katharine McPhee's Secrets to Being a "Calm and Collected" Bride Include a Facial and Xanax (Maybe) Katharine McPhee's wedding is approaching and she's staying calm. The actress is set to tie the knot with her longtime beau, famed record producer David Foster, and with vows......
18:26, 06/28/2019

SwiftKey now lets you send 3D animated animal emojis that mimic your facial expression SwiftKey is embedding a new animated animal emoji feature directly into its mobile keyboard app, one that replicates a person's detailed facial expressions.Read More...
14:13, 07/04/2019

Herbivore Jade Facial Roller – can it improve my skin and bring me peace and harmony? I’m not sure it is doing much for my complexion, but it is certainly a gorgeous addition to any bathroomI have no idea what facial rolling with gemstones does. I understand that it is popular with lifestyle bloggers and various Kardashian satellites ...
17:00, 06/18/2019

SWIFT calls for participation from all for future of cross-border payments With 180 official currencies globally, SWIFT wants its gpi standard to be agreed upon by all to enable the future of cross-border payments to occur without friction....
09:26, 06/21/2019

Flying Wallendas to cross Times Square on a high wire NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine crossing Times Square on a high wire between skyscrapers, 25 stories above the pavement. If all goes well, that will be reality Sunday for two siblings from the famed Flying Wallendas (vah-LEN’-dahs) circus family. Their...
17:13, 06/23/2019

Agency: Incomplete cross-border tunnel discovered in Nogales NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says its agents and Mexican federal police discovered an incomplete cross-border tunnel under a parking lot in Nogales. The agency said Friday the tunnel spotted Wednesday was connected to a storm drain th...
23:13, 05/31/2019

Banks to Use Bitcoin-Like Token to Settle Cross-Border Trades A group of financial firms led by UBS plans to start using a bitcoin-like token to settle cross-border trades, one of the biggest developments yet in the effort to make use of nascent blockchain technology....
15:52, 06/03/2019

German Stone Age sailor to cross seas in reed boat A German experimental archaeologist and his team plan to sail a boat made of reeds across three seas, just like ancient Egyptian merchants did thousands of years ago. Jodi Hilton reports from Beloslav, Bulgaria....
14:26, 08/04/2019

French inventor to attempt to cross Channel on jet-powered flyboard ‘Flying soldier’ Franky Zapata expects to cross from France to England in 20 minutesA former jetski champion and French military reservist who became known as the “flying soldier” after he invented a jet-powered hoverboard will attempt to cross the C...
19:13, 07/21/2019

G7 countries to simulate first cross-border cyber attack next month PARIS — Leading Western industrial powers will for the first time jointly simulate a major cross-border cybersecurity attack on the financial sector next month, French officials said on Friday. The exercise, organized by the French central bank...
23:39, 05/10/2019

New Land Rover Defender: testing begins with Red Cross in Dubai Set to be unveiled fully at the Frankfurt motor show, the 2020 Defender has entered its final stages of on- and off-road testing Land Rover is readying the 2020 Defender for its hotly anticipated unveiling at September's Frankfurt motor show, and ha...
12:13, 08/02/2019

Persistent Frenchman will try again this weekend to cross the English Channel on a hoverboard They call him “Le Rocketman,” an affectionate nod to the flying Frenchman Franky Zapata’s ambition to cross the English Channel via a jet-powered hoverboard — something he’s going to try a second time to pull off this we...
08:39, 08/01/2019

Meadows says Mueller 'better be prepared' for GOP 'cross-examination' after agreeing to testify Republicans will be ready to grill Robert Mueller at his July hearings, but the issuance of subpoenas to the former special counsel marks a dark time for "civil liberties," according to U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C....
08:52, 06/26/2019

Bodies of father and daughter who died trying to cross into the US returned to El Salvador The bodies of Oscar Alberto Martinez and his 23-month-old daughter, Angie Valeria, were returned home to their native El Salvador on Sunday, according to El Salvador's Secretary of Communications for the President, one week after they died trying to ...
22:26, 06/30/2019

Red Cross emergency shelters open for those affected by Ohio tornado The American Red Cross has opened emergency shelters in Ohio after at least one tornado ripped through the region on Monday, leaving more than five million without power....
17:13, 05/28/2019

Thousands Of Elite: Dangerous Players Died Trying To Cross The Universe Six months ago, over 13,000 Elite: Dangerous players set out on a massive expedition to cross the known galaxy. As testament to how long and gruelling a trip that was, less than 4,000 survived the trip....
03:52, 07/09/2019

Marcia Cross opens up about anal cancer and potential link to HPV "Desperate Housewives" star Marcia Cross said her anal cancer could be linked to her husband's throat cancer diagnosis in 2009.        ...
22:52, 06/06/2019

Draymond Green flies cross country to see Kevin Durant Warriors forward Draymond Green, who had a spat with teammate Kevin Durant earlier this season, hopped on a plane and flew from San Francisco to New York this weekend with plans to visit the fallen superstar and check on his health, according to an N...
05:26, 06/16/2019

Thousands of Venezuelans cross into Colombia after Maduro reopens border With the reopening, a flood of people seized on the opportunity to enter into the neighbouring country and secure items that are all but unattainable in Venezuela....
03:13, 06/09/2019

Cross Section: Frans de Waal – Science Weekly podcast What can we learn from chimps when it comes to politics and power? Ian Sample meets the leading primatologist Prof Frans de Waal of Emory University to discuss good leadership and what we can learn from our closest living relatives. Continue reading....
16:26, 06/07/2019

Pound falls as plug pulled on cross-party talks The pound sank to a four-month low following the collapse of cross-party Brexit talks and uncertainty over who will replace Theresa May in Downing Street....
19:39, 05/17/2019

Franky Zapata fails to cross English Channel on hoverboard Franky Zapata's quest to cross the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard failed Thursday morning when the former jet ski champion missed his boat landing midway through his attempt....
05:26, 07/26/2019

Cross Section: Barry Smith - Science Weekly podcast Coffee is a drink adored the world over. But have you ever wondered why a fresh brew smells better than it tastes? Prof Barry Smith has spent his career pondering how the senses work together to produce flavour perception and so Graihagh Jackson invi...
22:00, 05/01/2019

Islanders cross off one big task with five-year Jordan Eberle deal The Islanders have kept their man, or at least one of them. GM Lou Lamoriello started off free agency by signing Jordan Eberle to a five-year deal worth $5.5 million annually. The second-line winger produced 37 points for the Islanders last season (1...
20:26, 06/14/2019

Cross Section: David Spiegelhalter – Science Weekly podcast Prof Sir David Spiegelhalter has a passion for statistics but some argue this type of number crunching is losing its influence and its ability to objectively depict reality. Nicola Davis and Ian Sample investigate how significant statistics are in to...
22:00, 05/01/2019